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Holiday Traditions Around the World

Like many religious holidays, Easter is celebrated with local customs around the world. While here in the U.S. children might ...

Can You Ever Truly Return “Home”?

I just returned from Paris where I lived for many years. As is typically the case when I go back, ...

Cultivating Empathy to Build Cultural Bridges

I still remember my first professional job as a 22-year old having recently arrived in Paris. As it turned out ...

Who Controls Nature?

With the recent polar vortex and sub-zero temperatures that have affected much of the U.S., I have been reflecting upon ...

Cultural Advice for the Pilgrims

As we prepare to celebrate one of the most famous American holidays this week, I was reflecting on cultural advice ...

Exploring Intercultural Boundaries—Lessons Learned

This past week for the first time I co-chaired an annual conference for SIETAR-USA (Society for Intercultural Education Training and ...